45. Hossain, Ridwan, Bongkyun Kim, Rachel Pankratz, Ali Ajam, Sungreol Park, Sibani L. Biswal, and Yoonsu Choi. "Handcrafted multilayer PDMS microchannel scaffolds for peripheral nerve regeneration." Biomedical microdevices 17, no. 6 (2015): 1-9.

44. Chen, Yunshen, Amro S. Elhag, Leyu Cui, Andrew J. Worthen, Prathima P. Reddy, Jose A. Noguera, Anne Marie Ou et al. "CO2-in-water foam at elevated temperature and salinity stabilized with a nonionic surfactant with a high degree of ethoxylation." Industrial & engineering chemistry research 54, no. 16 (2015): 4252-4263.


43. Cui, L., Ma, K., Abdala, A. A., Lu, J., Tanakov, I. M., Biswal, S. L., & Hirasaki, G. J.  “Adsorption of a Switchable Cationic Surfactant on Natural Carbonate Minerals.” Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, (2014) DOI:10.2118/169040-PA

42. Cui, L., Puerto, M., Lopez-Salinas, J.L., Biswal, S.L., Hirasaki, G.  “Improved Methylene Blue Two-Phase Titration Method for Determining Cationic Surfactant Concentration in High-Salinity Brine.” Analytical Chemistry. 86(22), 11055-11061 (2014) DOI: 10.1021/ac500767m


41. Du, D., & Biswal, S. L.  “Micro-mutual-dipolar model for rapid calculation of forces between paramagnetic colloids.” Physical Review E, 90(3), 033310. (2014) DOI:10.1103/PhysRevE.90.033310

40. Wang, J. #, Liu, K. #, and Biswal, S.L., "Characterizing a-Helical Peptide Aggregation on Supported Lipid Membranes Using Microcantilevers” Analytical Chemistry. 86(20), 10084-10090. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/ac501343b #Equal Contribution


39. Conn, C., Ma, K., Hirasaki, G. J., & Biswal, S. L. (2014). Visualizing oil displacement with foam in a microfluidic device with permeability contrasts. Lab on a Chip, 14, 3968-3977. DOI:10.1039/C4LC00620H


38. Byrom, J., Han, P., Savory, M., & Biswal, S. L. (2014). Directing Assembly of DNA-Coated Colloids with Magnetic Fields To Generate Rigid, Semiflexible, and Flexible Chains. Langmuir, 30, 9045-9052 (2014) DOI:10.1021/la5009939


37. Ma, K., Farajzadeh, R., Lopez-Salinas, J.L., Miller, C., Biswal, S.L., Hirasaki, G.J. “Non-uniqueness, numerical artifacts, and parameter sensitivity in simulating steady-state and transient foam flow through porous media,” Transport in Porous Media, 102, 325-348 (2014). DOI: 10.1007/s11242-014-0276-9

36. Wang, J., Liu, K., Segatori, L., Biswal, S.L., "Probing the association of triblock copolymers with supported lipid membranes using microcantilevers," Soft Matter, 10, 6417-6424 (2014) DOI: 10.1039/C4SM00928B *Featured on the back cover


35. Kini, G., Yu, J., Wang, L., Kan, A., Biswal, S.L., Tour, J.M., Tomson, M.B., Wong, M.S., “Salt- and temperature-stable quantum dot nanoparticles for porous media flow,” Colloids and Surfaces A, 443, 492-500 (2014), DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2013.11.042

34. Wang, J., Morton, M.J., Elliott, C.T., Karoonuthaisiri, N., Segatori, L. and Biswal, S.L. " Rapid Detection of Pathogenic Bacteria and Screening of Phage-Derived Peptides Using Microcantilevers" Analytical Chemistry (2014) 86 (3), 1671-1678. DOI:10.1021/ac403437x

33. Chao, K., and Biswal S.L. "Evaporative assembly of MEH-PPV Rings Using Mixed Solvents at the Air/Water  Interface." Langmuir , 30(15), pp 4236-4242 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/la404865u

32. Du, D., Toffoletto, F., and Biswal, S.L. "Numerical calculation of interaction forces between paramagnetic colloids in two-dimensional systems." Physical Review E 89.4 (2014): 043306. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.89.043306

31. Wang, J. #, Liu, Kai-Wei #, Segatori, L., Biswal, S.L.* “Lipid Bilayer Phase Transformations Detected Using Microcantilevers,” J. Phys. Chem. B 118, 171-178 (2014), DOI: 10.1021/jp40951121. #Equal Contribution


30. Chen, Y., Elhag, A. S., Poon, B. M., Cui, L., Ma, K., Liao, S. Y., Reddy, P.P., Worthen, A. J., Hirasaki, G.H., Nguyen, Q.P., Biswal, S.L., Johnston,  K. P*.  “Switchable Nonionic to Cationic Ethoxylated Amine Surfactants for CO2 Enhanced Oil Recovery in High-Temperature, High-Salinity Carbonate Reservoirs.” Society of Petroleum Engineers Journal, 19(2), 249-259. (2014) DOI:10.2118/154222-PA


29. Liontas, R.#, Ma, K.#, Hiraski, G., Biswal, S.L.* “Neighbor-induced bubble pinch-off: novel mechanisms of in situ foam generation in microfluidic channels,” Soft Matter, 9, 10971-10984 (2013), DOI:10.1039/C3SM51605A. #Equal Contribution


28. Ma, K., Cui, L., Dong, Y., Wang, T., Da, C., Hirasaki, G.*, Biswal, S.L*. “Adsorption of cationic and anionic surfactants on natural and synthetic carbonate materials,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 408, 164-172 (2013), DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2013.07.006,


27. Byrom J. and Biswal, S.L.*, “Magnetic field directed assembly of two-dimensional fractal colloidal aggregates,” Soft Matter, 9, 9167-9173 (2013), DOI: 10.1039/c3sm50306b.


26.  Ma, K., Lopez-Salinas, J.L., Puerto, M.C., Miller, C., Biswal, S.L., Hirasaki, G.* “Estimation of Parameters for the Simulation of Foam Flow through Porous Media Part I: The Dry-Out Effect,” Energy and Fuels (2013), DOI: 10.1021/ef302036s.


25. Du, D., Li, D., Thakur, M., Biswal, S.L.*, “Generating an in-situ interactional potential for probing 2-D colloidal phase behavior,” Soft Matter, 9, 6867-6875 (2013), DOI:  10.1039/c3sm27620a.



24. Thakur, M., Isaacson, M., Sinsabaugh, S., Wong, M.S., Biswal, S.L.*, " Inexpensive method for producing macroporous silicon particulates (MPSPs) with pyrolyzed polyacrylonitrile for lithium ion batteries," Scientific Reports, 2:795 (2012).  DOI:10.1038/srep00795

23. Li, X., Prukop, S., Yager, K., Biswal, S.L., and Verduzco, R.*, “Surface Properties of Bottlebrush Polymer Thin Films,” Macromolecules 45(17) pp7118-7127 (2012). DOI: 10.1021/ma301046n.

22. Kini, K., Biswal, S.L., Wong, M.S., Miller, C.A.*,”Characteristics of spontaneously formed nanoemulsions in octant/AOT/Brine system,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 385(1) pp111-121 (2012), DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.07.041.  

22. Thakur, M., Pernites, MR., Nitta, N., Isaacson, M., Sinsabaugh, S., Wong, M.S., Biswal, S.L.* “Freestanding macroporous silicon and pyrolyzed polyacrylonitrile as a composite anode for lithium ion batteries,” Chemistry of Materials, 24(15) pp2998-3003 (2012), DOI: 10.1021/cm301376t.

21. Ma, K., Liontas, R., Conn, C.A., Hirasaki, G.J., & Biswal, S.L.* “Visualization of improved sweep with foam in heterogeneous porous media using microfluidics,” Soft Matter, 8, 10669-10675 (2012), DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25833a

20. Agrawal, A., Luchette, P., Palffy-Muhoray, P., Biswal, S.L., Chapman, W.G., & Verduzco, R.* “Suface wrinkling in liquid crystal elastomers,” Soft Matter, 8, 3138-3142, (2012), DOI: 10.1039/c2sm25734c

19. Chao, K., Bagaria, H., Wong, M.S., & Biswal, S.L.* “Templating CdSe Tetrapods at the Air/Water Interface    with POPC Lipids,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 378 (1) pp 58-63 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2012.04.028

18. Wang, J., AlMakhaita, M., Biswal, S.L.*, & Segatori, L.*, “Sensitive Detection of TNT using Competition Assay on Quartz Crystal Microbalance,” Journal of Biosensors and Bioelectronics 3:115. (2012). DOI: 10.4172/2155-6210.10000115

17. Thakur, M., Isaacson, M., Sinsabaugh, S., Wong, M.S., & Biswal, S.L.*, “Gold-Coated porous silicon films as anodes for lithium ion batteries,” Journal of Power Sources, 205 pp 426-432 (2012). DOI: 10.1016/j/jpowsour.2012.01.058.


  1. 16.Ma, K., Rivera, J., Hirasaki, G., & Biswal, S.L.*, “Wettability control and patterning of PDMS using UV zone and water immersion,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 363 (1) pp 371-378, (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2011.07036

  1. 15. Liu, K.W. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Probing Insertion and Solubilization Effects of Lyso-lipids on Supported Lipid Bilayers Using Microcantilevers,” Analytical Chemistry 83 (12), pp 4794-4801 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/ac200401n

  1. 14.Li, D., Fakhri, Nikta, Pasquali, M. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Axial Thermal Rotation of Slender Rods,” Physical Review Letters 106, 188302 (2011). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.18830

13. Xu, J.#, Liu, K.W.#, Matthews, K. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Monitoring DNA Binding to Escherichia coli Lactose Repressor Using Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation,” Langmuir. 27 (8) pp 4900-4905 (2011). DOI: 10.1021/la200056h  #Equal Contribution


12.Liu, K.W. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Using Microcantilevers to Study the Interactions of Lipid Bilayers with Solid Surfaces,” Analytical Chemistry. 82 (18) pp 7527-7532, (2010). DOI: 10.1021/ac100083v

11.Li, D., Bannon, S. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Bending Dynamics of DNA-linked colloidal particle chains”. Soft Matter. 6 (17), pp 4197-4204 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/c0sm00159g.

10.Choi Y., Yuen, C., Maiti, S., Olivares, S., Gibbons, H., Huls, H., Raphael, R., Killian, T.C., Stark, D. J., Lee, D. A., Hiroki, T., Monitcello, D., Kelly, S., Kebriaei, P., Champlin, R. E., Biswal, S.L., Cooper, L.J.N.*, A high throughput microelectroporation device to introduce a chimeric antigen receptor to redirect the specificity of human T cells. Biomedical Microdevices. 12 (5) pp 855-863 (2010). DOI: 10.1007/s10544-010-94440-3

9.Kini, G., Lai, J., Wong, M., Biswal, S.L.*, “Microfluidic Formation of Ionically Crosslinked Polyamine Gels,” Langmuir  26 (9) pp 6650-6656 (2010). DOI: 10.1021/la903983y

8.Li, D., Lam, C. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Measuring short-range repulsive forces by imaging directed magnetic-particle assembly,” Soft Matter 6, pp 239-242 (2010). DOI: 10.1039/b917675f


7.   Li, D., Rogers, J. & Biswal, S.L.*, “Probing the Stability of Magnetically Assembled DNA-Linked Colloidal Chains,”  Langmuir  25 (16)  pp 8944-8950 (2009). DOI: 10.1021/la900370g


6.Biswal, S.L., Roarane, D., Chaiken, A., Majumdar, A., “Using a Microcantilever Array for Detecting Phase Transitions and Stability of DNA,” Clinics of Laboratory Medicine 27 (1) pp 163-171 (2007). DOI:10.1016/j.cll.2006.12.005

5.Biswal, S.L., Roarane, D., Chaiken, A., Majumdar, A., “Using a Microcantilever Array for Detecting Phase Transitions and Stability of DNA,” Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation 11 (4) pp 222-226 (2006).

4.Biswal, S.L., Roarane, D., Chaiken, A., Majumdar, A., “Nanomechanical Detection of DNA Melting on Microcantilever Surfaces,” Analytical Chemistry 78 (20), pp 7104-7109 (2006).

3.Biswal, S.L., Gast, A.P., “Magnetically Actuated Micromixers,” Analytical Chemistry 76 (21),  pp 6448-6455 (2004).

2.Biswal, S.L.; Gast, A.P., “Rotational Mechanics of Semiflexible Paramagnetic Particle Chains,” Physics Review E 69(4), 041406 (2004).

1.Biswal, S.L.; Gast, A.P., “Mechanics of Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Linked Paramagnetic Particles,” Physics Review E 68(2), 021402 (2003).

Book Chapters

1.Kini, G., Biswal, S.L., Wong, M., “Non-LBL Assembly and Encapsulation Uses of Nanoparticle-Shelled Hollow Spheres”. Advances in Polymer Science 2010, DOI:10.1007/12_2010_53

  1. 2.Biswal, S.L. “Micro- and nano-cantilever systems for molecular analysis”. Nano and Microsensors for Chemical and Biological Terrorism Surveillance, ed Jeffrey B-H Tok 2008

Conference Proceedings

1.Dong, P., Puerto, M., Ma, K., Mateen, K., Ren, G., Bourdarot, G., Morel, D., Bourrel, M., Biswal, S.L. and Hirasaki, G., . Low-Interfacial-Tension Foaming System for Enhanced Oil Recovery in Highly Heterogeneous/Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs. In SPE International Conference on Oilfield Chemistry. Society of Petroleum Engineers., March 2017.

2.  Liu, K.; Biswal, S.L., “ Measuring Surface Stress Induced Curvature of Lipid Bilayers Using Microcantilevers,” Proceedings of the microTAS 2008 Symposium, held in San Diego, CA USA, October 2008.

3.Biswal, S.L.; Roarane, D.; Chaiken, A.; Majumdar, A. "Thermally induced phase transitions of biomolecules observed via nanomechanical motion of microcantilevers," Proceedings of the microTAS 2005 Symposium, held in Boston, MA USA, 9-13 October 2005.

4. Biswal, S.L.; Gast, A.P. “Magnetically Actuated Chains in Microchannels,” Proceedings of the microTAS 2002 Symposium, held in Nara, Japan, 3-7 November 2002, pp760-762.

5. Biswal, S.L.; Gast, A.P. "Semiflexible Chains of Magnetic Particles," Proceedings of the microTAS 2001 Symposium, held in Monterey, CA USA, 21-25 October 2001, pp149-150.



59. Du, Di, Manolis Doxastakis, Elaa Hilou, and Sibani Lisa Biswal. "Two-dimensional melting of colloids with long-range attractive interactions." Soft Matter 13, no. 8 (2017): 1548-1553. *Featured on the back cover


58. Song, Jin, Yongchao Zeng, Le Wang, Xindi Duan, Maura Puerto, Walter G. Chapman, Sibani L. Biswal, and George J. Hirasaki. "Surface Complexation Modeling of Calcite Zeta Potential Measurements in Brines with Mixed Potential Determining Ions (Ca 2+, CO 3 2-, Mg 2+, SO 4 2-) for Characterizing Carbonate Wettability." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2017).



57. Lin, Yu-Jiun, Peng He, Mohammad Tavakkoli, Nevin Thunduvila Mathew, Yap Yit Fatt, John C. Chai, Afshin Goharzadeh, Francisco M. Vargas, and Sibani Lisa Biswal. "Examining Asphaltene Solubility on Deposition in Model Porous Media." Langmuir 32, no. 34 (2016): 8729-8734.



56. Jian, Guoqing, Maura C. Puerto, Anna Wehowsky, Pengfei Dong, Keith P. Johnston, George J. Hirasaki, and Sibani Lisa Biswal. "Static adsorption of an ethoxylated nonionic surfactant on carbonate minerals." Langmuir 32, no. 40 (2016): 10244-10252.  


55. Zhuang, Y., A. Goharzadeh, Y. J. Lin, Yit F. Yap, J. C. Chai, N. Mathew, F. Vargas, and Sibani L. Biswal. "Three dimensional measurements of asphaltene deposition in a transparent micro-channel." Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 145 (2016): 77-82.

54. Zeng, Yongchao, Kun Ma, Rouhi Farajzadeh, Maura Puerto, Sibani L. Biswal, Hirasaki, G.J. "Effect of Surfactant Partitioning Between Gaseous Phase and Aqueous Phase and CO2 Foam Transport for Enhanced Oil Recovery."  Transport Porous Media 114, no. 3 (2016): 777-793.

53. Zeng, Yongchao, Aarthi Muthuswamy, Kun Ma, Le Wang, Rouhi Farajzadeh, Maura Puerto, Sebastien Vincent-Bonnieu et al. "Insights on Foam Transport from a Texture-Implicit Local-Equilibrium Model with an Improved Parameter Estimation Algorithm." Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55, no. 28 (2016): 7819-7829.



52. Chen, Yunshen, Amro S. Elhag, Andrew J. Worthen, Prathima P. Reddy, Anne Marie Ou, George J. Hirasaki, Quoc P. Nguyen, Sibani L. Biswal, and Keith P. Johnston. "High Temperature CO2-in-Water Foams Stabilized with Cationic Quaternary Ammonium Surfactants." Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data 61, no. 8 (2016): 2761-2770.

51. Du, Di, Peng He, Yongchao Zeng, and Sibani Lisa Biswal. "Dynamics of paramagnetic squares in uniform magnetic fields." Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 417 (2016): 100-105.



50. Du, Di, Elaa Hilou, and Sibani Lisa Biswal. "Modified Mason number for charged paramagnetic colloidal suspensions." Physical Review E 93, no. 6 (2016): 062603.

49. Zeng, Yongchao, Rouhi Farajzadeh, Ali Akbar Eftekhari, Sebastien Vincent-Bonnieu, Aarthi Muthuswamy, William R. Rossen, George J. Hirasaki, and Sibani L. Biswal. "Role of Gas Type on Foam Transport in Porous Media." Langmuir 32, no. 25 (2016): 6239-6245.


48. Chen, Y., Elhag, A.S., Worthen, A.J., Reddy, P.P., Ou, A.M., Hirasaki, G.J., Nguyen, Q.P., Biswal, S.L. and Johnston, K.P., 2016. High Temperature CO2-in-Water Foams Stabilized with Cationic Quaternary Ammonium Surfactants. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 61(8), pp.2761-2770.

47. Chen, Yunshen, et al. "Phase behavior and interfacial properties of a switchable ethoxylated amine surfactant at high temperature and effects on CO 2-in-water foams." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 470 (2016): 80-91.

46. Cui, L., Ma, K., Puerto, M., Abdala, A.A., Tanakov, I., Lu, L.J., Chen, Y., Elhag, A., Johnston, K.P., Biswal, S.L. and Hirasaki, G., 2016. Mobility of ethomeen C12 and carbon dioxide (CO2) foam at high temperature/high salinity and in carbonate cores. SPE Journal, 21(04), pp.1-151.